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Graphical, Paper, Media & Information Technology

This new sector combines the Graphical, Paper & Media sector with the IT & Communications sector. It covers workers in the UK and the Republic of Ireland who are employed in the graphical, paper and media industries, including both production workers and administrative staff, and a wide range of members in the information technology and communications industries.

In papermaking, members produce all forms of paper products including printing papers and personal healthcare products.

In printing, members produce and design commercial print, magazines, newspapers, books, catalogues, security and currency products and direct marketing.

In packaging, members manufacture flexible packaging, cartons and containers for food, beverages and pharmaceutical products.

In addition Unite covers workers in publishing, electronic media, advertising, warehousing, distribution of newspapers and magazines and the manufacture of print consumables such as ink and plates.

In information technology Unite members provide everything from software development, design, desk support, servicing and systems development in IT companies, telecommunications and electronic data processing and storage sectors. Unite also represents skilled technical staff in the broadcast media.

Ian Tonks, national officer

Unite news digest

GPM & IT news

Graphical, Paper, Media & Information Technology news

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GPM Press

Key issues

Key issues for the sector.

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Earth

global issues

Global issues for the sector

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Education link group

skills & training

Skills & training in the sector.

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Unite manufacturing strategy - Unite manufacturing strategy

Unite strategy

Unite's strategy for the sector & the wider manufacturing sector.

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Twitter

Twitter

Unite's Manufacturing Twitter feed

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Old printing press

Printers Collection

at the Marx Memorial Library

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PIPS Printing Industry Pension Scheme

PIPS Pensions

PIPS - Printing Industry Pension Scheme

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Safety Reps Courses Graphic

health & safety

Sector health & safety issues

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GPM Charitable Trust

GPM charitable trust

Supporting workers & their families in the printing, graphical & papermaking industries.

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petition

OUP e-petition

Petition for union recognition and collective bargaining at Oxford University Press.

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